Sports

Three times three is fine

History-making Babe Ruth all-star teams repeat as R.I. champs again
NORTH PROVIDENCE – The North Providence-Smithfield Babe Ruth League accomplished something significant last week that hadn’t been done in the decades-long history of the state’s Babe Ruth League... more

Cranston Western tops NPLL for title

Major Division all-stars turn in solid effort in loss to nine-time District 1 champs
CRANSTON – For the ninth straight year, the Cranston Western Little League’s Major Division ages 11-12 all-star baseball team won the District I championship, and for the second year in a row, CWLL... more

Barrington ruins Pineview’s title hopes

City’s District II L.L. championship drought continues with back-to-back losses
BARRINGTON – Barrington ruined what would have been a historic weekend for Pineview. Needing just one victory to secure not only the Pineview Little League’s first District II championship in its... more

NP 9-10 all-stars bow to CWLL in D-I finals

CRANSTON – The North Providence Little League’s Major Division ages 9-10 all-star baseball team was unable to prevent Cranston Western from capturing its fourth straight District I championship last... more

Cumberland snags another district title

Mercy-rule victory over Johnston/Scituate sews up ninth Major Division championship in 10 years
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Major Division (ages 11 and 12) all-star softball team repeated as R.I. District IV champions, and won its ninth district title in the last 10 years, last Friday night... more

Rene captures Glocester Fourth of July 5.5M race

Quinnipiac-bound runner braves heat to post 32:28 time; Ponaganset’s Drexler takes second place again
GLOCESTER – Matt Rene did his homework. Before running in last Thursday morning’s 46th annual Glocester 5.5-Mile Road Race, the Chepachet resident and recent Bishop Hendricken High graduate logged... more

Woonsocket 11-12 all-stars roll into finals

Win over Smithfield sends ballclub into Saturday’s District IV title game in Lincoln
SMITHFIELD – The Woonsocket Little League’s Major Division ages 10-11 all-star baseball team is on the verge of winning the District IV championship. Two days after blasting Burrillville in its... more

Venable claims Arnold Mills victory

Warwick runner tops field of 525 with 20:07.74 time; Marino returns to Cumberland to win women’s title
CUMBERLAND – It was a humid Fourth of July last Thursday morning, but that didn’t prevent Warwick road racing standout and Bishop Hendricken alum Bronson Venable from capturing his second Arnold... more

Andreozzi tourney steps into batter’s box for 20th year

Action continues Thursday night
PAWTUCKET – Darlington American was among the half dozen teams that captured their opening games at last Saturday’s 20th annual Christopher Andreozzi Memorial Tournament at Slater Park. The Andreozzi... more

Good news, bad news for Smithfield L.L. all-star teams

Major Division ages 8-10 squad reaches Saturday’s District IV title game; 11-12 ballclub suffers early exit
SMITHFIELD – The Smithfield Little League’s Major Division (ages 11-12) all-star baseball team suffered an early exit from the District IV double-elimination playoffs by losing twice to teams from... more

Cumberland teams battle in tonight’s Major Division losers’ bracket final

Winner takes on Burrillville in Saturday’s District IV title game at Hien Field
CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Youth Baseball/Softball League will be represented once again in the R.I. District IV Major Division (ages 11-12) championship game on Saturday night at Hien Field. The... more

Cumberland repeats as District IV senior champs

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Senior Division (ages 16-18) all-star baseball team repeated as District IV champions by sweeping its best-of-three title series with Woonsocket by scores of 7-3 and 22-4... more

Lincoln’s Gannon earns rowing honors at Trinity College

HARTFORD, Conn. – Lincoln’s Erin Gannon recently wrapped up a stellar career with the Trinity College women’s rowing team by earning spots on the National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) and... more

DEM announces free fly-tying workshops at Greenville library

SMITHFIELD – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management will host two free fly-tying workshops for novice and experienced fly-tiers on Wednesday, July 24, and Wednesday, July 31, from 6 to 8 p.m... more

Scituate Youth Soccer Association continues signups for fall season

SCITUATE – The Scituate Youth Soccer Association is currently holding its online registrations for the upcoming fall season and inviting youngsters from Scituate and Foster, born between Jan. 1, 2005... more

Our Saviour’s Parish plans golf tournament on July 20 at N.E.C.C.

WOONSOCKET – Our Saviour’s Parish in Woonsocket will hold a golf tournament on Saturday, July 20, at the New England Country Club in Bellingham, Mass. The tourney will begin with a 1 p.m. shotgun... more

Lincoln Athletics Golf Tournament is Aug. 5 at Valley Country Club

LINCOLN – The 2nd annual Lincoln Athletics Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, Aug. 5, at Valley Country Club in Warwick, and registration for this year’s event is open through July 29.... more

Transitioning to the Big Field baseball camp is Aug. 6-10 at Tucker Field

CUMBERLAND – The Cumberland Parks & Recreation Department’s “Transi-tioning to the Big Field” baseball camp will take place Aug. 5-9 at Tucker Field. The camp will introduce and reinforce... more

DEM announces free fly-tying workshops at N.S. Public Library

NORTH SMITHFIELD – The R.I. Department of Environmental Management will host two free fly-tying workshops for novice and experienced fly-tiers on Wednesday, Aug. 21, and Wednesday, Aug. 28, from 6 to... more

Woonsocket L.L.’s Jim Carr Memorial golf tourney is Aug. 24 at Triggs

WOONSOCKET – The 26th annual Woonsocket Little League Jim Carr Memorial Jimmy Fund golf tourney will return to Triggs Country Club in Providence on Saturday, Aug. 24, with registration beginning at 6... more